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Talent Show

Ames Talent Show 2019 – Important Dates

Posted Apr 3, 2019 | Category: Talent Show

Ames School Talent Show 2019

Sponsored by the PTA

Details (Note the attachments below)

  • Fill out this Ames Talent Show Permission Slip  and return to the main office by Friday, April 12th.
  • Students choose from the following options: Performer (all ages), Announcer (3rd/4th/5th), Stage Crew (5th only)
  • Students cannot do more than 1 act.  (This does NOT include a Teacher Organized Act).
  • Students who turn in the permission slip will audition.  Auditions will be held on Tuesday, April 16thin the Ames gym starting at 3pm.
  • Dance routines, gymnastic routines, skits, instrumental acts, comedy routines, poetry readings, karate routines (without weapons), singing, magic acts are all examples of acceptable performances.  Lip-synching is not permitted.  If you have questions about the appropriateness of an act, please contact Tia Sherman at tsherman13@gmail.com.
  • Acts will be limited to 1 minute and 30 seconds.
  • If music is required for an act, it will need to be edited to 1 minute and 30 seconds.  All music is due on the day of the audition. Music can be emailed to Tia Sherman or you may bring a CD.
  • When auditioning, acts should be well prepared.  Acts may not be changed at dress rehearsal and/or the night of the performance.  The auditioned act is the act that is performed in the talent show.
  • When auditioning, students will need to describe their costume.  All costumes should be appropriate for school. Costumes need not be worn to audition.
  • When auditioning, students will need to describe any equipment and/or props needed for their act.


Important Dates

Friday, April 12th  – Permission slips due to the main office

Tuesday, April 16th  – Talent Show Auditions- Ames gym at 3:00pm

Monday, May 20th – Dress Rehearsal- Ames gym at 3:00pm

Wednesday, May 22nd  – Afternoon Show- 1:15pm/Evening Show- 6:30pm (arrive at 6pm)


Parent Volunteers- Parent help is needed in order to run the show. Help is needed with auditions, dress rehearsals, performance day/night and creating the program. Please email Tiffany Smith at tsmith@caselotsinc.comif you are interested in volunteering.


Questions?  Contact Tia Sherman tsherman13@gmail.com



Ames School Talent Show

Posted Mar 23, 2019 | Category: Talent Show

Ames School Talent Show

WEDNESDAY, May 22nd, 2019

Afternoon and Evening Performance

Can you play an instrument? Are you a dancer? Do you like to sing? Is magic your thing? Would you like to be an announcer? See how production is put on by being a member of the Stage Crew (5th graders only)?

Here’s your chance to shine! This year’s show will be held on Wednesday, May 22nd. Prepare an act/routine for 1 minute 30 seconds (max). Auditions will be on Tuesday, April 16th at 3pm in the gym. More details to come.

 Use Spring Break to start thinking of your performance ideas! We look forward to a great show!

Questions? Contact: Tia Sherman at tsherman13@gmail.com